13/02/2014

Pair To Go On Trial For Bernie Acheson Murder

A husband and wife now face murder charges in connection with the death of a pensioner.

Jennifer Toland, 24, and Paul Toland, 40, from County Antrim had previously been charges with manslaughter.

Today the pair returned to Ballymena Magistrate's Court for trial on charges of murder and robbery.

Bernie Acheson, 72, from Coleraine, died from a heart attack after his house was burgled on 30th April 2012.

The couple have been released on bail and are to appear at Belfast Crown Court in March.

(CVS/CD)

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